Mercedes has moved to put the intensifying battle between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg behind closed doors.
Felipe Massa finished fifth and Valtteri Bottas eighth.
Toto Wolff: "Obviously, we need to sit down, discuss and analyse the moment when Lewis was asked to let Nico pass..."
Eric Boullier: “We tried our best, but it didn’t work out.”
Nico Hulkenberg: "We need to be flexible with the strategy tomorrow as it’s usually difficult to overtake here.”
A fuel leak saw Lewis Hamilton eliminated in the Q1 phase without setting a time.
Friday practice in the scorching Budapest heat.
Kevin Magnussen: “I may have ended FP2 fifth-fastest, but I think our job is going to be a little more difficult than it was last weekend."
Felipe Massa: "We have run both cars with the new rear wing and it's very positive so far."
Lewis Hamilton narrowly edging Nico Rosberg to top both practice sessions at the Hungaroring Circuit.
Championship leader Nico Rosberg insists he is not worried about racing on 'a Hamilton track' this weekend in Hungary.
According to Autospring, Max Verstappen has decided to team up with Mercedes.
Two top teams have admitted they considered lodging a protest against Mercedes at the German Grand Prix.
Niki Lauda slammed the cars produced by Mercedes' grandee rivals in 2014.
Nico Hulkenberg finished in seventh place and Sergio Perez in 10th.
Felipe Massa's race unfortunately ended early after he was involved in a first corner incident.
Jenson Button: “We expected more today”
Lewis Hamilton finishing in third position, gaining 17 places from the grid.
Nico Hulkenberg ending the session in ninth just ahead of Sergio Perez in tenth.
Eric Boullier: “We’ve started to turn the corner”
Both Williams drivers stayed towards the top of the field throughout qualifying eventually being beaten by only Nico Rosberg.
Lewis Hamilton suffering from a brake failure and a crash that ended his session during Q1.
Lewis Hamilton suffered a heavy crash during German GP qualifying after a right front brake failure.
Sergio Perez: "I think wherever we qualify we can move forward and be in the fight for points.”
Kevin Magnussen: “We’ve hopefully made a bit of a step”
Rob Smedley: "The team have had a tough day as they have been awake since 3am due to a fire in our hotel last night..."
Mercedes is once again the team to beat this weekend in Germany.
Mercedes drivers completed a total of 131 laps on Friday practice for the German GP.
After nine rounds, Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are separated by just four points.